In this issue...
28 MEMORIES OF MICKEY How to scrap your holiday of a lifetime
34 BACK TO SCHOOL First days at school remembered forever – our Design Team shows you how
46 MATERIAL GIRL Kirsty shows us how to add texture and colour to our pages using fabric
40 CHILD’S PLAY Raid your kids’ craft stash for materials for your own pages!
22 LEFTOVER LOVELIES Ingenious ways of making the most of your leftover stash
68 FONT-ASTIC Sarah Youde guides us through choosing the right fonts for our titles and journaling
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6 News 8 New Paper Round-Up 10 Letters 12 Four Ways 14 Designer Gallery 18 Introducing... 50 Shopping Guide 58 Budget Challenge 75 Readers’ Gallery 82 Next Issue
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66Reader Offers We have some great crafty books for sale this issue!
features 22Leftover Lovelies In these difficult financial times it’s always nice to save a bit of money, so we show you how to make the most of the things in your stash that you might usually throw away...
28Memories Of Mickey Anne Hafermann documents her family’s trip to Disneyland, and shares some top tips for making the most of your memories! features
34Back To School It’ll soon be time to send the kids back to school after the summer holidays, so we asked four designers to look back at their children’s first day of school...
40Child’s Play Take a look inside your children’s craft boxes –you may find that some of the stash lurking in there is ideal for your own pages!
46Material Girl If you fancy a change from playing with patterned paper, why not give fabric a go? Kirsty Maluga demonstrates its versatility...
51Very Vintage We get to grips with the Vintage packs from Redhotbed to create some fantastic mini books your friends and family will love!
56Scallop Shortcuts Instead of buying scallop-based products, why not create your own? Judith Hannington shows us how it’s done...
60A Family Affair Members of the Design Team get to grips with the fantastic Finished In A Flash kits from Hot Off The Press
68Font-astic Sarah Youde explains how to make the right font choices for striking titles that really catch the eye
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